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Cynthia Nixon Completes B'way Love Triangle with Ewan McGregor & Maggie Gyllenhaal in The Real Thing

Cynthia Nixon Completes B'way Love Triangle with Ewan McGregor & Maggie Gyllenhaal in The Real Thing

Tony winner Cynthia Nixon made history (and probably made herself totally exhausted) in 1984 when she appeared in both The Real Thing and Hurlyburly on Broadway at the exact same time. Now she’s returning to the Great White Way to star in the new Roundabout Theatre Company revival of The Real Thing—but this time, she won’t be ...

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Cynthia Nixon to Direct Little Murders Benefit Reading, Starring America Ferrera, Carolina Rhea & More

Cynthia Nixon to Direct Little Murders Benefit Reading, Starring America Ferrera, Carolina Rhea & More

Watch your back! Tony winner Cynthia Nixon is slated to direct a benefit reading of Jules Feiffer’s 1967 comedy Little Murders at the New Group at off-Broadway’s Theatre Row. The reading will take place on May 19 at the Acorn Theatre, starring America Ferrera (Ugly Betty), Caroline Rhea (Sabrina the Teenage Witch), Eric Bogosian (Talk Radio), Rory O ...

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Tony Winner Cynthia Nixon Takes In the Art and Drama of Off-Broadway’s My Name Is Asher Lev

Tony Winner Cynthia Nixon Takes In the Art and Drama of Off-Broadway’s My Name Is Asher Lev

Tony and Emmy winner Cynthia Nixon may not be on stage currently, but the loyal theater enthusiast is never far from the stage. On April 24, Nixon took in the powerful off-Broadway drama My Name is Asher Lev at the Westside Theatre. Based on the best-selling coming-of-age novel by Chaim Potok, the play explores one young man’s balance between ...

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Annie Baker Wins 2013 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize for The Flick

Annie Baker Wins 2013 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize for The Flick

The 2013 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize has been awarded to Annie Baker for her play The Flick. Now in its 35th year, the prize is given annually to recognize outstanding works written by women for the English-speaking theater. Tony winner Cynthia Nixon presented Baker with an award of $25,000 and a signed print by Willem de Kooning at a ...

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Singer-Songwriter Ben Folds to Compose 15-Minute Tuner for The 24-Hour Musicals

Singer-Songwriter Ben Folds to Compose 15-Minute Tuner for The 24-Hour Musicals

Singer, songwriter and popular piano man Ben Folds has been tapped to write a 15-minute musical as part of the fifth outing of The 24-Hour Musicals, according to The New York Times. The musical will be written, cast, rehearsed and performed within a 24-hour period, beginning April 28.  Folds’ musical will then premiere the following night, along with three additional ...

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Cynthia Nixon Says It's Time to 'Let Go' of Sex and the City

Cynthia Nixon Says It's Time to 'Let Go' of Sex and the City

Cynthia Nixon is moving on from Miranda for good as the Tony winner revealed she doesn't think the Sex and the City film series should continue. “I think we had a wonderful ride. I think it's fine to let it go," Nixon told The Hollywood Reporter when asked if she'd be interested in a third Sex and ...

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Tony Winner Cynthia Nixon to Play Emily Dickinson in Upcoming Bio Film

Tony Winner Cynthia Nixon to Play Emily Dickinson in Upcoming Bio Film

A rep for Cynthia Nixon has confirmed that the Tony Award-winning actress has been tapped to play poet Emily Dickinson in the upcoming bio film A Quiet Passion. British director Terence Davies will helm the movie.

The drama follows the famously reclusive Dickinsion’s transformation from a young schoolgirl to a withdrawn poet who wrote more than 1,000 poems ...

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Ding Dong! Neil Patrick Harris and the Stars of The Book of Mormon Perform 'Hello' at the 2012 Tony Awards

Ding Dong! Neil Patrick Harris and the Stars of The Book of Mormon Perform 'Hello' at the 2012 Tony Awards

The 2012 Tony Awards started off with a bang, well actually a doorbell, as Nic Rouleau, Jared Gertner and the stars of The Book of Mormon began the June 10 ceremony with a star-studded performance of "Hello," ringing the dressing room doorbells of some of the night's biggest nominees, including Cynthia Nixon (Wit), James Earl Jones (The Best Man ...

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Tony Video Flashback! Wit Nominee Cynthia Nixon Remembers a Touching Speech By Annie's Mean Old Miss Hannigan

Tony Video Flashback! Wit Nominee Cynthia Nixon Remembers a Touching Speech By Annie's Mean Old Miss Hannigan

In the weeks leading up to the 2012 Tony telecast, Broadway.com is posting videos of favorite Tony memories of this year’s nominees, with their own commentary. Cynthia Nixon, nominated for Best Actress in a Play for her spellbinding performance in Manhattan Theatre Club's revival of Wit, recalls Annie star Dorothy Loudon’s heartwarming acceptance speech at the ...

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Secrets of the Tony Nominees! What is Wit Star Cynthia Nixon's Favorite Piece of Advice?

Secrets of the Tony Nominees! What is Wit Star Cynthia Nixon's Favorite Piece of Advice?

As the excitement builds for the 2012 Tony Awards, Broadway.com is presenting a series of exclusive video features in which your favorite nominated stars spill secrets about themselves, their stage faves and their preparation for Broadway's big night. Today, get to know Tony Award winner Cynthia Nixon, nabbing her third nod for playing a cancer-stricken professor with a ...

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